Monday, January 28, 2013

Study casts doubt on idea that spending more per student leads to better educational outcomes

Study casts doubt on idea that spending more per student leads to better educational outcomes | Inside Higher Ed

 Research presented here by researchers from Wabash College -- and based on national data sets -- finds that there may be a minimal relationship between what colleges spend on education and the quality of the education students receive. Further, the research suggests that colleges that spend a fraction of what others do, and operate with much higher student-faculty ratios and greater use of part-time faculty members, may be succeeding educationally as well as their better-financed (and more prestigious) counterparts.

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